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Drugs found in home with 3-month-old

Deputies on Thursday found drugs inside of a home where a couple and their 3-month-old child were living in at 9318 N. Travis Drive in Citrus Springs.

The discovery came after the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office’s Tactical Impact Unit (TIU) served a search warrant at the home.

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Man sets off Floral City car alarms, blacks out and then can’t be revived

Earlier this morning, Citrus County Sheriff’s deputies responded to several calls in Floral City concerning a suspicions person setting off car alarms in a residential area.

The subject was reported to be under the influence of an unknown substance and trespassing on several properties within the neighborhood.

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Country House declared Kentucky Derby winner after ‘inquiry ruling’; Maximum Security disqualified, officials say

Country House was declared the winner of the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday following “an inquiry ruling” and the disqualification of Maximum Security, officials said.

Citrus County pursuit ends in Sumter

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No injuries were reported after a Bushnell man is said to have stolen a vehicle and then led deputies in a wild chase through Inverness and Floral City before eventually crashing in Sumter County.

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that the Florida Highway Patrol took 22-year-old Travis Lovett into custody following a severe vehicle crash there.

Lovett led Citrus County Sheriff’s Office deputies on an extensive chase throughout the area of Inverness and Floral City, the CCSO said.

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